Louisiana contains two schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Our Lady of Holy Cross College, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in LA, has a total student population of 1,325 and is the 4944th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 travel and tourism schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus comes out as the most expensive ($8,507/yr), with Our Lady of Holy Cross College as the lowest recorded at only $2,874/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Louisiana schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $19,320. Travel agents in this state earn $25,960/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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